Winter Sports Roundup: 1/1-1/8

Chatham Central boys basketball remains unbeaten.


Boys Basketball

Northwood picked up two conference wins last week, beating Seaforth, 75-30, and Graham, 83-34.

Seaforth bounced back from the Northwood loss with a 64-45 win over North Moore Friday.

Jordan-Matthews split the week with a 70-66 win over Southeast Alamance on Jan. 2 and a 51-64 loss to Lee County Friday.

Chatham Central continued its undefeated campaign with a 95-55 win over Graham on Jan. 2 and a 69-46 win over Cummings Friday. Junior Reid Albright scored a career-high 34 points to go along with 12 rebounds against the Cavaliers.

Chatham Charter lost to Providence Grove Friday, 54-62.

Woods Charter lost to Wake Prep Academy, 50-54, on Jan. 3, but they responded with a 46-36 win over Raleigh Charter Friday.

Week of Jan. 1 Power Rankings

  1. Northwood

  2. Chatham Central

  3. Seaforth

  4. Jordan-Matthews

  5. Chatham Charter

  6. Woods Charter

Girls Basketball

Seaforth won a tough battle over its rival Northwood on Jan. 2, 46-36. Junior Gabby White scored a team-high 14 points in the win.

The Hawks ended the week with a 70-13 victory over North Moore Friday.

Northwood responded to its loss to Seaforth by beating Graham, 59-17, Friday.

Jordan-Matthews had a rough week, losing to Southeast Alamance, 20-53, and Lee County, 15-59.

Chatham Central won both games during the week, beating Graham, 66-50, and Cummings, 51-43. Junior Karaleigh Dodson combined for 37 points in the two wins.

Chatham Charter scraped by Providence Grove Friday, 56-55. Senior Meah Brooks recorded 28 points in the win.

Woods Charter lost to Wake Prep Academy, 49-34, and Raleigh Charter, 50-17.‌

Week of Jan. 1 Power Rankings

  1. Seaforth

  2. Northwood

  3. Chatham Charter

  4. Chatham Central

  5. Jordan-Matthews

  6. Woods Charter‌


In a tri-meet with Chatham Central, Northwood and North Moore on Jan. 3, Northwood beat Chatham Central, 66-12. Chatham Central lost to North Moore, 30-54, and Northwood also lost to North Moore, 30-48.

Northwood beat Fuquay-Varina in a dual meet, 42-13, Friday.

Jordan-Matthews lost to Southeast Alamance, 24-58, and Bartlett Yancey, 36-45 in a tri-meet on Jan. 3.

Seaforth beat Graham, 75-6, and Williams, 72-9, in a tri-meet on Jan. 3. The Hawks dominated again in a quad meet the next day, beating Northern Durham, 72-12, Chapel Hill, 66-9, and Middle Creek, 54-23.

Seaforth’s Keira Rosenmarkle pinned Chapel Hill’s Haeun Im in the team’s quad meet Thursday. Rosenmarkle won first place for the 152-pound weight class in the Wakefield Women’s Rumble Saturday, pinning all of her opponents.


In a meet alongside Chapel Hill, Riverside, Cedar Ridge and Northern Durham Thursday, Woods Charter finished fourth in the girls results and fifth in the boys results.

Freshman Daisy Collins finished first in the girls 200 yards freestyle with a time of 1:55.70. She also finished first in the girls 100 yards backstroke with a time of 1:10.45.

Indoor Track

In the Just Don’t Lose Classic Saturday, Seaforth junior William Cuicchi finished first in the boys 1000 meter run with a time of 2:37.19.

Seaforth junior Jack Anstrom finished first in the boys 3200 meter run with a time of 9:31.35.

Northwood sophomore Laney Babo tied for second in the girls pole vault event with Asheville’s Paiden Castelblanco, reaching a mark of 9-06.00.

Chatham Charter senior Lucas Smith finished second in the boys 500 meter dash with a time of 1:07.06.